Quick Answer: What is a two mast sailing ship called?

What is a sailboat with two or more masts?

Schooners are a class of sailboat that can have more than two sails supported on masts known as the main-mast and foremast. The foremast is located near the fore of the vessel and is slightly shorter than the main-mast.

What is a two or three masted ship called?

Bark or Barque A sailing vessel with three or more masts: fore and aft rigged on the aftermast, square rigged on all others. … Brigantine A 2-masted sailing vessel in which the foremast is square rigged. The mainmast carries a fore-and-aft mainsail, above which are a square main-topsail and topgallant sail.

What is a large sailing ship called?

yacht. noun. a large expensive boat that is used for racing or sailing.

What is a hermaphrodite ship?

Noun. hermaphrodite brig (plural hermaphrodite brigs) (nautical) A two-masted sailing ship which has square sails on the foremast combined with a schooner rig on the mainmast (triangular topsail over a gaff mainsail).

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